The Justices decision says the Senate was not out of line when it approved a budget amendment freezing the state’s income tax rate and increasing the earned income tax credit.
Most of us recycle our waste every day, without much thought. But not Jared Starr, the Assistant Director of the Sustainability Science Program at UMass […]
This month brought the release of unsettling news about bees. A recent report stated that 40 percent of the United States honey bee colonies died […]
As Massachusetts officials continue to address the state’s opioid crisis, Attorney General Maura Healey was in Springfield, Friday, meeting with about 150 students from the city’s […]
As the maple sugaring season has wrapped up in New England, researchers in Canada have found a surprising, non-breakfast use for maple syrup. Professor Nathalie […]
You can find almost anything online. Did you know that there is a group of artists that sneak around in public places, and leave their […]
This is the time many people pay their CSA farmer for vegetables they’ll eat all summer long. But new research finds that you are more […]
Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
The Springfield Historical Commission has approved MGM’s plans for three properties on the site of its future downtown casino. But a proposal for a fourth property was defeated Thursday Night–twice.
This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
Most license plates carry a seemingly random mix of letters and numbers. But what if you threw a star, a diamond or a heart in […]
Education experts have long worried about the lost instructional time, but prior research got this wrong, says Harvard Kennedy School professor Joshua Goodman.
A surprising result in a new study finds that plants not originally from the United States, called non-natives, are more widespread than native plants. Bethany […]
Massachusetts education officials today will start a several day visit at Holyoke’s public schools. Students there have been underperforming on standardized tests for years. This week’s observations will help the state determine whether to put the district in receivership.
Among the flurry of bills signed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick before he left office, was legislation offering band parents the option to have their […]